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Zareh MacPherson Artinian Project Manager, Editor, Writer What can I do for you?
Zareh MacPherson Artinian Web- and CD-ROM- based educational products… eBooks and audio… Print products, including magazines, textbooks, and review books…
Writing, Editing, and Publishing Experience Freelance Writer, Copyeditor, and Proofreader, Various Clients Senior Media Producer, School Division, Houghton Mifflin Company Freelance Writer/Instructional Designer, Vanguard Media Project Manager, Total Learning Concepts Assistant Editor, Medical Editorial, Springer-Verlag Publishers Teaching Experience Adjunct Professor of Critical Writing, Eastern Nazarene College Adjunct Professor and Academic Advisor, Sacred Heart University Adjunct Professor of Freshman Composition, Emerson College Science Teacher, Bishop Kearney High School Zareh MacPherson Artinian Some background info about me…
Education Master of Fine Arts in Creative Writing, Emerson College Bachelor of Science in Biology, Saint Joseph's College Additional Education and Experience Macromedia Director and Lingo, Iconcepts Alias|Wavefront PowerAnimator, Rhode Island School of Design Scriptwriting, New York University Intern, MTV's Liquid Television episode, Vanguard Media Professional Organizations and Conferences Highlights Founder's Writing Workshop Member, Society of Children's Book Writers and Illustrators (SCBWI) International Reading Associatiion (IRA) Conference Florida Educational Technology Conference (FETC) Zareh MacPherson Artinian Some more background info about me…
. Zareh MacPherson Artinian McDougal Littell's Virtual High School Biology Labs Includes 14 Web-based interactive lab experiments for students to explore I worked with developer Six Red Marbles to brainstorm and develop labs. My responsibilities included writing: background text laboratory procedures review questions art and interaction specs
. Zareh MacPherson Artinian Each investigation includes a laboratory environment with unique instruments and supplies to explore before for the experiment begins. Step-by-step instructions guide students through each investigation.
. Zareh MacPherson Artinian The student’s Lab Notebook is a source of information needed to complete the investigation, as well as a place for students to record their observations.
. Zareh MacPherson Artinian Background screens provide students with additional information about their investigations.
Zareh MacPherson Artinian. Lab Notebook includes pages for students to enter: Observations Data Calculations Analysis and Conclusions Calculations present students with tools and instructions needed to understand their observations. Follow-up questions help students make connections between each experiment and real-world situations.
. Zareh MacPherson Artinian From Curriculum Advantage Web site ge.com/newsletters/09- 07/science.html: ge.com/newsletters/09- 07/science.html Classworks Science software is designed for third through fifth graders.... The units in Classworks Science are organized...utilizing mini- lessons, scoreable activities, and quick quizzes. For this project, I wrote: learning modules review sections activities quizzes
. Zareh MacPherson Artinian Apply sections are interactive activities that engage students and reinforce the material in each lesson module. I wrote specs for six different types of Apply activities.
. Zareh MacPherson Artinian Review sections outlined key points from each lesson module. Multiple choice quizzes (not shown) allowed students to test their knowledge.
Zareh MacPherson Artinian. Oversaw production of Web- and CD-ROM-based instructional technology components of Houghton Mifflin Math, Reading, and Science textbook programs Collaborated with editorial and marketing staff to plan, implement, and promote products Coordinated activities among developers, designers, writers, QC testers, and vendors Updated features on Education Place, the award-winning K–8 educational Web site Represented Houghton Mifflin at various educational conventions, including IRA and FETC
. Zareh MacPherson Artinian Specialize in science and reading Copyedit, proofread, and write articles for Odyssey, the award- winning, grades 5-9 science magazine Research range of topics Write to publishers' specs, including reading level Supply art specs and photo research Print Products include: McGraw-Hill's SRA English Language Development Program Frank Schaffer Publication's Spectrum Science Test Practice, Grade 5 Odyssey magazine, issues since 2006 AppleSeeds magazine, copyedit since late 2008
I hope to hear from you soon! Detailed résumé, references, samples, and additional information available upon request. 116 Spring Street Quincy, MA Zareh MacPherson Artinian Project Manager, Editor, Writer